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Nestlé Purina Voluntarily Recalls Limited Number of Purina ONE beyOnd Our White Meat Chicken & Whole Barley Recipe

Posted on Sep 5, 2013 in Important, News

Nestlé Purina Voluntarily Recalls Limited Number of Purina ONE beyOnd Our White Meat Chicken & Whole Barley Recipe Adult Dry Dog Food Bags Due to a Potential Health Risk FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 30, 2013 – St. Louis, Missouri, Nestlé Purina PetCare Company (NPPC) is voluntarily recalling a limited number of 3.5-pound bags of […]

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Iverhart Plus Expanded Recall

Posted on Aug 26, 2013 in Important, News

Virbac has issued an expanded recall (originated in April 2013) for Iverhart Plus Flavored Chewables heartworm preventative. Several lots are below the potency levels to protect dogs against heartworms. Continue Reading…..

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P&G Voluntarily Recalls Limited Quantity of Dry Pet Food Due to Possible Health Risk

Posted on Aug 26, 2013 in Important, News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 14, 2013 – The Procter & Gamble Company (P&G) has voluntarily recalled specific lots of dry pet food because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. These lots were distributed in the United States and represent roughly one-tenth of one percent (0.1%) of annual production. No Salmonella-related illnesses […]

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The Felines With Extra Toes

Posted on Aug 2, 2013 in News

Regular cats have five toes on their front feet and four on their back, for a total of 18. But polydactyl [pronounced pol-ee-dak-til] cats boast more toes, usually on their front feet. Continue Reading….

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PET HEALTH NEWS FROM VETSTREET

Posted on Jul 17, 2013 in News

A Summer newsletter from Vetstreet.  Pet portals are a great way to order medication, request appointments, and view your pets vaccine records.  If you have not set up a pet portal please click on the pet portal link on our website and get started today. Continue Reading……

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July 4th Hours of Operation

Posted on Jul 3, 2013 in News

Wishing everyone a SAFE and Happy 4th of July holiday. Our hours of operation for Thursday July 4th will be 9:00am-4:00pm for “Priority Calls”.  

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What Cat Owners Can Learn About Captivity

Posted on Jun 24, 2013 in News

I’ve heard about environmental enrichment for cats—what exactly is this? Continue Reading……

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WVMC says GOOD LUCK not GOODBYE…..

Posted on Jun 22, 2013 in News, Staff

WVMC would like to say Good Luck not Goodbye to Stevan Villar.  Stevan has been with WVMC since June of 2011 and is moving on to a different adventure in his life.  Stevan will be missed by all of us at WVMC and mostly our clients.  Stevan always greeted you with a smile, and was […]

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4 Things You Don’t Know About Rabies

Posted on Jun 5, 2013 in News

When I tell people I’ve been reading a book about the history of rabies, their reaction was all about the vaccine, not the disease. That’s because for most people in developed countries, rabies seems like something that people die of in faraway places, or something we vaccinate our pets against — not something we worry […]

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Wishing all of you a Happy Memorial Day

Posted on May 24, 2013 in News

From all of us at WVMC we wish you a safe and Happy Memorial Day!!    

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2013 Lyme Disease Threat Extremely High – Protect Yourself and Your Pet

Posted on May 14, 2013 in News

Predictions of Lyme disease are especially high this year, according to the Companion Animal Parasite Council’s (CAPC) annual forecast. Although the disease may be slightly higher throughout the U.S., predictions are especially high in the mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions, the upper Midwest and isolated areas of the Pacific Northwest. Continue Reading…..  

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Fleas, Ticks and Your Pet

Posted on Apr 26, 2013 in News

Fleas are probably the most common ectoparasite (external parasite) of dogs and cats worldwide. In addition to just being a nuisance, fleas are responsible for flea allergy dermatitis (FAD) in dogs and cats, which is estimated to account for over 50 percent of all the dermatological cases reported to veterinarians. Continue Reading…..

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